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Graphic Medicine at PCA 2021 (PCA 2021)

Boston, MA
Organization: PCA
Event: PCA 2021
Categories: Popular Culture, Literary Theory, 20th & 21st Century, Cultural Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2021-06-02 to 2021-06-05 Abstract Due: 2020-09-30

In conjunction with the Popular Culture Association (PCA) holding their 2021 conference in Boston, contributors and attendees of the New England Graphic Medicine (NEGM) Virtual Summit are proposing a slate of programming that now is welcoming additional participants.

Two complete panels of 3-5 participants will be offering “Collaborating on and Creating Graphic Medicine” and “New England Graphic Medicine” line-ups, respectively. Potential speakers and topics currently include:

Collaborating on and Creating Graphic Medicine

·      Sarah Mausner (Teen Health Comics)

·      Janine Georg (endometriosis)

·      Maria Photinakis (mental illness and climate anxiety)


New England Graphic Medicine

·      Sarah Levin-Lederer

·      A. David Lewis

·      Matthew Noe

Additional topics may include illness is various comics titles, local GM, comics in hospitals, the business of GM, canonicity, etc.

Also, a round-table discussion of up to 5 individuals on “GM’s Marginalized Voices” will be planned to include the following initial panelists

·      Ned Bartlett

·      Cathy Leamy

·      Rachel Walden

In short, we welcome additional participants for any of these sessions. Please send a short bio, your C.V., and your proposed contribution to one of these three events to a.lewis@mcphs.edu by September 31, 2020. Additional information on PCA 2021 can be found on the organization’s website at https://pcaaca.org/conference/submitting-paper-proposal-pca-conference


A. David Lewis